To mark the ten years that have passed since the end of the rescue and recovery operation at the World Trade Center site, New York State Assemblywoman Helene Weinstein joined Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and Assemblyman Michael Den Dekker at an Assembly ceremony honoring some of the thousands of New Yorkers who worked countless hours in often horrific conditions to try to rescue victims and then to recover their remains. One of those organizations honored was Flatbush Hatzoloh. But a haredi news website chose to crop Weinstein out of a picture of the ceremony because she is a woman.
The uncropped picture as posted on The Flatbush Scoop:
The picture on Matzav.com, a haredi news website closely linked to the haredi mouthpiece newspaper Yated Ne'eman that bills itself as "The Online Voice Of Torah Jewry":
The Matzav.com page as a pdf file:
The Flatbush Scoop page as a pdf file:
Update 12:41 pm CDT – Apparently in response to this post, Matzav.com has now posted the uncropped picture with no mention of the exchange: